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08/27/14

MJSA bench conference, trade fair set for next month

The MJSA’s second Jeweler’s Bench Conference & Trade Fair has been scheduled for Sept. 13 to 14, returning to the Sheraton Providence Airport Hotel in Providence, R.I. 

08/27/14

Florida jeweler, 89, shoots would-be robber

A store owner in Florida who also happens to be an octogenarian was able to put a stop to an armed robbery attempt on Saturday when he defended himself with his own gun and shot the suspect.  

08/27/14

Three arrested in home invasion of NY jeweler

Local news sources are reporting that police in the small town of Greece have arrested three men in connection with an Aug. 7 home invasion involving a local jewelry store employee. 

08/26/14

POS systems impacted by ‘Backoff’ breach

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has put the word out that thousands of large as well as small- and mid-sized businesses have been affected by a malicious point-of-sale software dubbed “Backoff.” 

08/25/14

Italian jewelry brand launches ad campaign

Italian jewelry brand Nomination just rolled out a new advertising campaign that “embraces the emotional heritage, the history and the future aspirations of the brand.” 

08/25/14

What you might have missed

National Jeweler recounts the top five stories and top three blog posts from the previous week.  

08/25/14

What jewelers can learn from crimes in California

A recent wave of crime in California holds a valuable lesson for retailers everywhere: always be mindful of being watched, Jewelers Mutual’s David Sexton writes.

08/22/14

JFC announces 2014 Local Grants program

Jewelers for Children soon will begin accepting nominations for its Local Grants program, which gives 10 separate $10,000 grants to local charities nominated by jewelers. 

08/22/14

In Calif., another diamond exhibition extended

Fueled by popularity and intrigue, a museum display in California that illustrates the stories of the world’s most famous diamonds and their equally well-known owners has been extended into the fall.